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Embroidery

Turkish?


Dimensions

51 x 116 cm (20 1/16 x 45 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.16 x .51

Accession Number

98.993

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of twilled red silk. In the middle is an open conventional flower. Around this are flowers suggesting carnations in profile. In each corner are sections of flowers similar to the one in the middle. On the end are pointed forms enclosing conventional flowers. The design is couched with white silk and outlined with brown silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of D. G. Kelekian for $28.00

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection